Japanese American

Lunar New Year celebrations in Portland

Portland hosts its own Japanese Mochitsuki Festival, Vietnamese Tết Festival and multiple Chinese New Year events, all of which are open to the public.

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Portland ramen restaurants

The Portland ramen scene has exploded in recent years, spurred by the arrival of two authentic eateries straight from Tokyo.

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March event picks

Trying to decide what to do in Portland in March? Here are our editors’ picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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A People’s History of Portland

Before Portland was known for Portlandia, bikes and brews, the foundations of the city were built by immigrant laborers. This zine introduces Portland’s immigrant and working class heroes, celebrating our city’s social activists and movements.

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Japanese American events

Featuring many events at the gorgeous Portland Japanese Garden, the local Japanese American community offers a full calendar of celebrations and activities.

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Japanese American culture

Connect with Portland's rich Japanese-American heritage at sites around the city.

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Japanese American history

Japan’s rich history in Oregon can be relived at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center.

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